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Senior Coaching & Player Development Manager

Location Zürich, Switzerland
Posted 07/12/2018
Closes 16/12/2018
Sector Federations & LOCs
Function Coaching & Sports Development, Academy, Community & Development
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive

Job Description

In order to support the Coaching & Player Development Department within the Technical Development Division, FIFA is seeking a well-organised and quality-orientated

Senior Manager for Coaching & Player Development

You will support the Head of Department in raising the overall standard of what FIFA offers to its member associations in the field of coaching and player development.

Your duties

  • Developing content in the areas of long-term player development, talent identification and development academies
  • Training FIFA experts to ensure a consistent approach when supporting the confederations and member associations
  • Educating member association instructors and coaches in the field of player development
  • Working closely with the performance and game analysis manager in the analysis of international games and events
  • Working closely with the performance and game analysis manager to use these findings in player development

Our requirements

  • Coaching degree (highest national level) and a minimum of 5 years’ experience of working with national- and international-level players and teams
  • Fluent oral and written business English; knowledge of other languages would be a plus
  • Ability to give presentations to small and large groups alike and to facilitate discussions among participants (instructors, coaches, etc.)
  • Open-minded approach, team player
  • Willing to learn and help others improve
  • Willing to travel on a regular basis

You can expect a highly motivated and supportive team working in a dynamic multicultural environment.

If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work for an international organisation, please submit your application (motivation letter, CV, diplomas and reference letters) by clicking “Apply here”.


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